Thanks to an article on Dangerous Minds, I've spent the last few hours listening—over and over—to various covers of Jimmy Webb's MacArthur Park. The workshop's been a MacArthur Park zone all afternoon. Brilliant.
One of my favourites is Webb himself, singing and playing piano—no crazy disco orchestra. I've listened to this ten times or more.
Check out the post. There's a lot of different versions to enjoy (you really need to see Glen Campbell shredding it on his turn). Weirdly, it doesn't include the studio version of Richard Harris' original release. So here you go: